What Is The Key Of Success?

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"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else" (qtd. in Nikolov). Exactly the key of success is to know the rules and be the best player. For me I 'm Egyptian and everything is different here. Taking English in America plus not being my native tongue was a great challenge. I spent my childhood in a British school in Egypt so, English wasn 't that strange to conquer. In my school I studied novels, dramas, and poems. I took a lot of vocabulary and grammar classes as well. Then I transferred to the Art college. Since the study in the Art college was all in Arabic. Therefore I haven 't used English for almost six years. After that I travelled to the United States in July 2013. Then I decided to take …show more content…
The First was the several assignments we did which had a good impact on me. The first homework assignment one of the two readings we had was the Trey Ellis ' When the Walls Came Tumbling Down. I liked this one a lot and I will mention why later. In this one we had a lot of bullets to solve. I was nervous doing this homework as it was my very first assignment. I thought It was like an exercise and will be graded on how many right answers I did. I was worried I spent a lot of time on it trying to get the right answers. The next class we met I found that it was for discussion and different opinions were available. As a result, this helped me to save a lot of time as I realized I 'm writing my own …show more content…
Although, I worked on my weak spots, and I talked with you after a class about my flaws, and you gave me some tips which I worked on. Nevertheless, I did more fatal errors. This essay I started with writing, whatever comes in my mind. And I left the works cited entry to work on at the end. I thought by doing this I can save much time; however, I was stolen again by the time factor. The worst thing was I didn 't have time for revision and that caused me to drop two out of four sources to cite which is a fatal damage in the essay grade. Besides, my writing wasn 't a good academic writing which was full of grammar mistakes as well. Although, I am good in dealing with sources and the work cited entry, but those two essays I didn 't do the good job I expected myself to do. The advantage was that it worked under pressure for the second time, and I gained more self-confidence. I think I will do a better job in the future in class

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